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LostOne4Ever

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Hi I am Lost. In fact, I am pretty sure I made a wrong turn at Albuquerque. Anyone know the way to Cucamonga?

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Illinois Pastafarian Wants to Wear a Colander on his Head for His Driverís License Picture

[font style="font-family:papyrus,'Brush Script MT','Infindel B',fantasy;" size=4 color=teal]Old article but a relevant one.[/font]



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June 22, 2013 by Hemant Mehta

A few years ago, Austrian Niko Alm won the right to wear a colander, the official headgear for Pastafarians, in his driverís license picture:

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In February of this year, 25-year-old Aaron Williams of New Jersey tried to do something similar but got rejected.

And now itís happening again.

On May 9th, Donald Hoover went to renew his license in Pekin, Illinois. He figured wearing a colander wouldnít be a problem since state law allows for ďreligious head dressings not covering any areas of the open face.Ē The person assisting him, after speaking with his superiors, eventually told Hoover he couldnít wear it because Illinois didnít recognize Pastafarianism as an official religion.

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Pastafarianism, even if it is a joke religion, deserves the same rights and privileges as any other belief. Who is to say what a "legitimate religion" is or is not? States, governments, groups and organizations that try and deny them the same rights are illiberal and discriminatory and should be called out on it.

From the Pastafarian website:
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FSM is a real, legitimate religion, as much as any other. The fact that many see this is as a satirical religion doesnít change the fact that by any standard one can come up with, our religion is as legitimate as any other. And *that* is the point.


[font style="font-family:papyrus,'Brush Script MT','Infindel B',fantasy;" size=4 color=teal]/Ramen[/font]

How to Troll a bank like a Pro...

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After 65 years of saving, an 81-year-old Slaton man has deposited $816 worth of pennies at Prosperity Bank.

Ira Keys hasn't spent a penny since he was 17 years old, because of advice his father gave him.

"He says, 'Whatever you do son, save your money,'" Keys said. "Back when I started in '52, I didn't have a lot of money, so I saved pennies and I just kept saving them."

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More at link

Now this is how a pro trolls a bank
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Anyone else sick that...

[font style="font-family:papyrus,'Brush Script MT','Infindel B',fantasy;" size=4 color=teal]our state will be celebrating "Confederate Heroes Day" on [font style="font-family:'Brush Script MT',''Lucida handwriting','forte',cursive;" size=5 color=crimson]FREAKING[/font] Martin Luther King, Jr. Day?

I think it is disgusting that we even have a CHD at all. The confederacy was created and run by traitors who betrayed their country because they didn't get their way in an election and because they wanted to defend and promote the [font style="font-family:'Brush Script MT',''Lucida handwriting','forte',cursive;" size=5 color=crimson]EVIL[/font] of slavery.

Not only is this day, imho, a slap in the face to every single African American living in our state; but to every decent Texan of conscience. To add insult to injury, to have it coincide with MLK day is a disgrace.

CHD should be abolished, or at the very least renamed Texas Civil War Memorial Day, and honor the loss of life back then...rather than the racists who betrayed our country. But knowing the politics of our state, I won't hold my breath on that happening anytime soon.



Sorry for the rant, but I had to complain about this somewhere.
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